Blog - Africa

Our blogs are another way to find out more of the destinations and experiences you might want to consider when you're travelling.

This library of stories, articles and observations are written by our travellers, consultants, people we work with in destinations, and travel journalists.
Have a look at our 'Interviews' to meet a few of our travellers -- and if you're a Tribes traveller and want to either write a blog or take part in a 'Face to Face with ...' interview, we'd love to hear from you.
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Elephant’s Eye Bush Walk

After an early morning wake-up call I get dressed quickly and head to the dining tent for a cup of coffee and muffin before meeting our specialist walking guides, Milton and Rafael, for a short briefing.

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A Day at Victoria Falls River Lodge

An early wake up call at 5:30 for a quick cuppa and a rusk before me and my guide, Billy, jump in his boat as the sun starts to glint over the horizon.

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Leopards, wild dogs and more…

We all know cats love fish, but let’s be honest, a fish eating leopard is not the first thing that springs to mind when you are talking about a safari in Botswana, but they do exist and they do eat fish – on occasion.

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An April family safari in Tanzania

I just wanted to let you know we had the most amazing time We saw all the wildlife you could imagine – had a fantastic guide (Japhet) who was both a brilliant driver and sharp-eyed spotter, as well as hugely knowledgeable but, for me, the star of the show was the Serengeti landscape itself.

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A cut above the rest

BUSH CAMP | MARA CAMP | KICHECHE VALLEY | KICHECHE LAIKIPIA 100% pure silver Every one of our safari guides holds a Silver level certification from the Kenya Professional Safari Guides Association, quite an achievement when just 5% of the guides in Kenya can boast this accolade.

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Rekero – A view to be reckoned with

This was our last full day in the Masai Mara  After 12 nights of staying in some incredible places in the national reserve and the various private conservancies, we’d become used to being spoilt in terms of our rooms, the food, and the views.

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Lounge at Nairobi Tented Camp, Kenya © Bryanpereira

Nairobi Tented Camp: Africa in a cityscape

I arrived at Nairobi airport at 9 pm, tired and frazzled.

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Hyenas and cultures near Naboisho Camp, Masai Mara, Kenya © Naboisho Camp, Asilia

Naboisho Camp: Hungry hyenas & long walks

“This is the best camp in the Masai Mara You’ll love it. ” That wasn't the welcome by one of the camp managers, Richard and Della, but the enthusiastic greeting of an American man heading for lunch with his family.

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Saruni Mara Lodge

Pampering in the wild “…And they'd even made us a heart-shaped fire to sit by as the sun went down!” said the excitable young woman to her fellow dinner companions.

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